The game of golf is addictive. Once the bug has bitten, you will want to play two, three or more times a week, and perhaps even that will not satisfy you. In addition to playing 18 holes, you will want to practice as often as possible. You can go to the driving range, but you can also put up practice nets or cages on your own property. This will keep you away from your family less and may even result in a happier home life.